Dual Citizen Of United States And The Netherlands Was Aboard Downed Jet

Quinn Lucas Schansman, a dual citizen of the U.S. and the Netherlands, was one of 298 people killed when a Malaysian plane crashed in eastern Ukraine, President Obama said.

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State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki confirmed the news in a tweet.

Thoughts and prayers go out to all families of Malaysia flight victims including family of Quinn Lucas Schansman, a dual Dutch-U.S. citizen.

Jen Psaki @statedeptspox

Thoughts and prayers go out to all families of Malaysia flight victims including family of Quinn Lucas Schansman, a dual Dutch-U.S. citizen.

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The football club SV Olympia '25 from Hilversum, Netherlands, posted on Facebook that Schansman, a former player, had died in the crash, along with a family of five.

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Schansman was traveling to Malaysia to meet his family, who were already there on vacation, according to the post. His age has not been released.

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